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A Sabbath Full of Music

This past Sabbath, students in our select singing group, the Choralaires, gathered at 10:15 in the chapel to prepare for church. Under direction of music director Bruce Rasmussen, they reviewed challenging passages and polished their sound. This Sabbath was the first time the Choralaires sang for church service. After putting on their robes in [...]

2019-10-18T20:43:18-05:00October 18th, 2019|Music, Sabbath, Spiritual Life|

1969: “Wisconsin Cows Go to School”

Why do we pledge and give to the building and growth of Wisconsin Academy? Why do we urge our members to give while sacrificing conveniences, luxuries, even necessities? Because we believe in Christian education as one of the best ways to save our youth from the error being taught in the schools of the [...]

2019-10-18T20:41:34-05:00October 18th, 2019|A Page from the Past, Alumni|

Fall Fest 2019

Did you get to Fall Fest this year? If you did, maybe you played gaga ball. Maybe you had cotton candy, pancit, fresh-squeezed pineapple juice, sushi, or one of the many other food options. Maybe someone paid for you to get stuck in jail or convinced you to try a virtual reality game. Maybe [...]

2019-10-18T20:42:11-05:00October 18th, 2019|Events, Fun, Student Association|

Saving Lives, Giving Blood

Science teacher Kelly McWilliams announced that we surpassed our goal, giving 36 units of blood yesterday during our annual Fall Blood Drive.  A number of students gave for the first time. This potentially saves 108 lives. Thank you to everyone who gave, whether donating blood, or volunteering to run the drive. You made a [...]

2019-10-11T19:11:47-05:00October 11th, 2019|Service|

Dr. Frank Bacchus Speaks for Weekend of Spiritual Emphasis

We have been blessed this week to have Dr. Frank Bacchus share messages with us during the year's first weekend of spiritual emphasis. Dr. Bacchus has inspired us to walk closely with God as Enoch did. Dr. Bacchus will be speaking for church as well. We invite you to come and enjoy this special [...]

2019-10-11T19:07:29-05:00October 11th, 2019|Spiritual Life|

Building Sanctuary Models in Bible III

This week and next, Junior in Bible III are putting the finishing touches on their sanctuary models. For the several weeks, we have been exploring the plan of salvation as revealed in the sanctuary. The concluding project includes building a model of the sanctuary, including the furniture. Each group is responsible for finding their [...]

2019-10-11T18:25:16-05:00October 11th, 2019|Academics, Bible Class|

1959: “A Time to Build Up”

By Wayne W. Byers Just recently I stood in the basement of the Wisconsin Academy Administration Building, that is now under construction, and listened as Elder Bieber explained the room layout and showed where the various classes would be held. As I listened, my mind kept wandering back to my own academy days. I [...]

2019-10-11T17:12:37-05:00October 11th, 2019|A Page from the Past, Alumni|

Sabbath at the Lion’s Den

Our Sabbath afternoon trip to Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve near Port Washington on the shores of Lake Michigan was unaffected by light rain and cool temperatures. We enjoyed a short trek down the bluffs to the narrow beach where the waves crashed relentlessly on the shore. Some stacked rocks, dug caves in the [...]

2019-10-04T22:31:51-05:00October 4th, 2019|Outdoors, Sabbath|

A Field Trip to the Capitol

Sunday was gloomy and rainy, a great day for a field trip to a museum and the Wisconsin capitol building. Arriving in Madison, we visited the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, enjoying the engaging displays honoring those who served. We also toured the capitol. Some took a narrated tour of the various chambers and court rooms [...]

2019-10-04T21:28:39-05:00October 4th, 2019|Academics, Field Trips|

Students Speak Each Morning at Worship

Each morning, at 8:15, the entire student body gathers for morning worship in the chapel. After a hymn and prayer, we hear inspiring messages delivered by a different student each day. Whether giving a meditation on a Bible passage, a personal testimony of God’s work in their lives, or sharing a story that blessed [...]

2019-10-04T23:23:27-05:00October 4th, 2019|Leadership, Spiritual Life|